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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology


Director and Curator

Professor Nicholas Thomas


Museum Manager: Lucy Hockley

Administrative Assistant: Melanie Norton Hugow


Senior Curator in Anthropology: Dr Anita Herle

Senior Curator in Anthropology: Dr Mark Elliott

Collections Manager: Rachel Hand

Collections Assistant for Anthropology: Flo Sutton

Research Associate: Zilan Wang

Research Assistant, Mobilising Aboriginal Objects: Daniel Simpson


Senior Curator in European Archaeology: Dr Jody Joy

Senior Curator in World Archaeology: Dr Jimena Lobo Guerrero Arenas

Collections Manager: Imogen Gunn

Teaching and Collections Assistant for Archaeology: Eleanor Wilkinson

Honorary Assistant Curator in American Archaeology: Mary Hill Harris

Centre for Material Culture

Move Manager: Veronika Lorenser

Collections Team Coordinator: Dr Lucie Carreau

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Eleanor Beestin-Sheriff

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Sam Daisley

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Katrina Dring

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Jane Pettitt

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Louise Puckett

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Emily Shorter

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Lily Stancliffe

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Annie Tomkins

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Lizzy Peneycad

Workshop Technician: Milenko Basic


UCM Organics Conservator: Kirstie French

Isaac Newton Trust Research Associate in Conservation: Dr Ayesha Fuentes


Von Hügel Fellow: Jonathan King

Front of House

Visitor Service Manager: Kate Phizacklea

Visitor Service Assistant/Shop Supervisor: Gerard Davis

Museum Attendant: Petra Birkett

Museum Attendant: Julia Norman

Photographic Collections

Curator Photographic Collections: Dr Anita Herle

Collections Manager: Dr Jocelyne Dudding

Public Engagement

Head of Public Engagement: Sarah-Jane Harknett

Education and Outreach Assistant: Dr Rob Law

Education and Outreach Assistant: Shereese Peters-Valton


Digital Communications Officer: Caitlin Brooker


Head of Workshop: Matt Buckley

Two million years of human history. One million artefacts. Countless astonishing stories.